Is there an association of circulatory hospitalizations independent of mining employment in coal-mining and non-coal-mining counties in west virginia?

@article{Talbott2015IsTA,
  title={Is there an association of circulatory hospitalizations independent of mining employment in coal-mining and non-coal-mining counties in west virginia?},
  author={Evelyn O. Talbott and Ravi Kumar Sharma and Jeanine M Buchanich and Shaina L. Stacy},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={e30-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Exposures associated with coal mining activities, including diesel fuel exhaust, products used in coal processing, and heavy metals and other forms of particulate matter, may impact the health of nearby residents. We investigated the relationships between county-level circulatory hospitalization rates (CHRs) in coal and non-coal-mining communities of West Virginia, coal production, coal employment, and sociodemographic factors. METHODS Direct age-adjusted CHRs were calculated using… CONTINUE READING
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